THE MANAGERS

 

From Hugh Shaw to Neil Lennon - know more about Hibernian's managers.

Here is a comprehensive collection of managers to have sat in the Hibee hotseat.

1948 - 1961
(604 games as manager)

After a short spell as manager at Elgin, Hugh Shaw returned to his former stomping ground, Easter Road, as a trainer in 1935 before undertaking the manager's role.

 

Hugh Shaw 1

 

Working under the legendary manager Willie McCartney, the well respected Shaw was an obvious choice to fill the manager's chair after the untimely death of McCartney in 1948.

Under his stewardship, Hibernian, eventually fronted by the illustrious Famous Five, would win three League Championships and were second twice inside a six year period making Shaw the most successful manager in the long and illustrious history of Hibernian.

It was also during Shaw's time at Easter Road that Hibs became the first British side to enter the European Cup in 1955. Shaw resigned in 1961 to take over as manager of Raith Rovers. He died in Edinburgh in 1976 aged 80.

 


 

Full name Hugh Shaw

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